Best Mega Gengar counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

Looking for the best ways to take down Mega Gengar in Pokémon GO Raid Battles? Our guide has got you covered with a comprehensive list of the top Mega Gengar counters, including the highest DPS and tankiest options.

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          Best Mega Gengar counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Shadow MewtwoShadow Pokémon iconShadow MewtwoPsychicPsycho Cut PsychicPsystrike *44.46428.3822212.0s78.3
          2Primal GroudonPrimal GroudonGroundMud Shot GroundPrecipice Blades *35.09773.6012264.5s76.0
          3Mega TyranitarMega Pokémon iconMega TyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 32.89817.6012298.3s73.4
          4Shadow TyranitarShadow Pokémon iconShadow TyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 34.43553.2417273.2s68.9
          5Mega GengarMega Pokémon iconMega GengarGhostLick *GhostShadow Ball 38.53387.8824241.6s68.6
          6MewtwoMewtwoPsychicPsycho Cut PsychicPsystrike *35.95414.1922253.4s66.2
          7Mega AlakazamMega Pokémon iconMega AlakazamPsychicConfusion PsychicPsychic *37.73343.4427245.7s65.5
          8Mega LatiosMega Pokémon iconMega LatiosPsychicZen Headbutt PsychicPsychic 33.76449.4621279.6s64.5
          9Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail FlyingDragon Ascent 31.03538.4217295.0s63.3
          10Shadow GarchompShadow Pokémon iconShadow GarchompGroundMud Shot GroundEarth Power *31.77475.2519284.2s62.5
          11Mega GardevoirMega Pokémon iconMega GardevoirPsychicConfusion PsychicPsychic 34.03371.3225272.8s61.8
          12Mega BanetteMega Pokémon iconMega BanetteGhostShadow Claw GhostShadow Ball 35.76305.0230255.9s61.1
          13Shadow LatiosShadow Pokémon iconShadow LatiosPsychicZen Headbutt PsychicPsychic 34.33340.2227267.6s60.9
          14Hoopa (Unbound)Hoopa (Unbound)PsychicConfusion PsychicPsychic 32.08414.7422284.4s60.8
          15Shadow MetagrossShadow Pokémon iconShadow MetagrossPsychicZen Headbutt PsychicPsychic 32.00384.2924288.2s59.6
          16TyranitarTyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 28.14539.5117325.9s58.9
          17HydreigonHydreigonDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing *28.84488.6419321.9s58.5
          18Mega HoundoomMega Pokémon iconMega HoundoomDarkSnarl DarkFoul Play 29.32443.0421317.3s57.8
          19LunalaLunalaPsychicConfusion GhostShadow Ball 31.14362.6525291.2s57.5
          20Mega LatiasMega Pokémon iconMega LatiasPsychicZen Headbutt PsychicPsychic 28.70462.8620322.5s57.5
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          About the results

          Our guide provides detailed information on recommended Pokémon and moves that are most effective against Mega Gengar in Raid Battles. Whether you're looking for the best counters to take Mega Gengar down quickly with high DPS, or the tankiest counters that can withstand its attacks, our guide has something for every trainer.

          This table displays a list of best Mega Gengar counters in Pokémon GO with their Fast Attacks, Charged Attacks, DPS (damage per second), TDO (total damage output), faints, TTW (time to win), and score. The list is sorted by the score, which is calculated based on the DPS, TDO, faints, and TTW.

          The top-ranked Mega Gengar counter is Shadow Mewtwo, followed by Primal Groudon, Mega Tyranitar, and Shadow Tyranitar. The table also includes Mega Gengar, Mewtwo, Mega Alakazam, and Mega Latios, among others. Each Pokemon's type is indicated by an icon beside their name.

          Mega Gengar type chart

          When fighting Mega Gengar, keep in mind the following that Ghost and Poison-type Pokémon are weak to Dark, Ghost, Ground, and Psychic type moves. They take reduced damage from Fairy, Grass, Bug, Normal, Poison, and Fighting type moves.


          Type chart shows the percentage (%) of damage taken from an incoming attack of a particular type.